There is primarily 4 most popular scrum master certification in Pune providers in the world today. Each one has its own pros and cons. However as per my understanding and knowledge, one should go with Scrum Master Certified (SMC) Certification provided by SCRUMstudy.
Currently, it is one of the most popular certifications in the world for all the aspiring scrum masters. To tell you in brief about why one should choose SCRUMstudy certifying body over others is, it has a very well structured and well-defined syllabus just like how PMI has PMBOK guide, SCRUMstudy has SBOK (Scrum Body of Knowledge) guide which ensures that an individual learns all the practical as well as theoretical aspects of becoming a successful scrum master in the job market where companies are mostly asking for certified professionals than non-certified professionals.
2nd most important aspect for choosing SCRUMstudy over others is they have proctored online certification exams where a proctor or a supervisor is assigned who monitors your exam, in other words, its called as a closed book exam. This gives your mind a thought process to select the right answer and not refer any book to choose the right answer. This results in the individual remembering for a lifetime of selecting the particular option which according to him is the correct option. Also, Scrum Master Certified Certification from SCRUMstudy is backed by IEEE the world engineering standard
Let’s compare each certification with few more details and then one can come to a conclusion of which certifying body or which certification is more suitable for his or her type of work, role and responsibility in a particular organization he or she is working with.
- Scrum Alliance – Certified Scrum Master, in short, called as CSM is the most widely done certification for a scrum master. With the help of this certification, one can learn the Scrum framework and gain knowledge of team activities, roles and responsibilities.
The CSM certification can be taken by any individual who is looking to get a better and deeper understanding of scrum. However it is normally taken by professionals working with IT and Non-IT industries, that is the reason it is recommended to ideally get oneself familiarize with the basics of the scrum to get a grip of the overall framework thoroughly in less time.
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This certification can be taken up by any individual who is looking to build a career as a scrum master or looking to transition teams to scrum, or managers of respective scrum teams or scrum team members such as product owners and even developers.
The candidate needs to attend 2 days training after which he or she is required to take an online test. the 2 days training is conducted by scrum certified trainer who has been authorized by scrum alliance. Once a candidate has completed his CSM certification he or she can work as a scrum master. They can also opt to become mentors or coaches, as managers or product owners or else continue being a scrum master in more advanced and challenging situation. The CSM is an open book exam like the PSM 1 where one has the ability to surf the internet or look for the answer in the book.
Depending on the various factors like location of training and trainer the cost of certified scrum master could range between 700 USD to 1500 USD
The average salary of a certified scrum master could possibly range between 10000 USD to 1,30000 USD annually across the United States.
- org – Professional Scrum Master, in short, called as PSM. ideally, scrum.org emerged as an organization which was a result of the split between Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber who were the founders of Scrum and they had founded Scrum Alliance in 2001, however, in 2009, Ken left the organization due to massive differences with the board of directors regarding assessments, certification and developer program which led to the birth of scrum.org.
Compared to CSM exam the PSM 1 exam requires quite a serious preparation, and this was believed to be one of the serious differences of opinions between Ken and Scrum Alliance. So actually Ken did not want to make the CSM certification exam too easy to pass so that it would be hard not to pass. It was indeed true for many of the individuals who took the PSM 1 exam that the level of complexity was more than CSM.
Although one has the freedom of browsing the internet or look for answers in the book you really don’t get time to do that in case of PSM 1 certification exam as the exam is 1-hour time-boxed there are 80 questions so you ideally have less than a minute for each question to answer. Also, the questions are framed in such a way that wordings are not directly taken from the scrum guide or Ken’s books so as to make you stop and think about choosing the right option. This was the primary reason which made the exam tough. A PSM 1 certified professional can apply for an Associate Scrum Master or a Scrum Master, Product Owner, Coach or Trainer, Mentor etc.
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REASONS FOR SCRUM BEING SO POPULAR
The most stand out and important factor of scrum is its iterative development process. Scrum comes with set of guidelines
Scrum embraces the agile MVP approach championed by Eric Ries: start with something simple and add to it over time. Scrum comes with baked-in guidelines that assume requirements will evolve – and so it is flexible when this happens. This is in sharp contrast to traditional project management approaches that shun change because of it’s high perceived cost.
Scrum encourages a multi-disciplinary culture where roles overlap (which is why it is so popular with startups). This approach is very effective at reducing ego within individuals and giving people a much better understanding of the value of other roles.
Scope can change
Agile “welcome changing requirements, even late in development”. It’s even built into the Agile Manifesto. The client feedback that follows every Sprint is ideal for clients who get to ensure the project stays true to their vision and provide timely insights as the software evolves. But it also gives the development team the ability to innovate without sacrificing too much time or budget.
When you develop iteratively, you can take on board valuable feedback throughout the process. A lack of client communication on a Waterfall project might not become apparent until the product is the final QA stages. With Agile, any issues are likely to surface earlier on as features in a particular sprint are tested. This regular collaboration between all stakeholders is one of the reasons we recommend using Scrum for remote or decentralized teams, where communication needs to be part of the process.
Transparency and Accountability
Agile is built on transparency, and Scrum epitomizes this by keeping all tasks and communications visible to everyone. While transparency is vital to the correct functioning of a Sprint, it also has the added benefit of increasing the performance of team members. Harvard Business Review’s 2013 employee engagement survey revealed that 70 percent say they’re most engaged in workplaces that encourage transparency.
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